Chris Wallace says that Lynsey Addario takes “riveting photographs that bring the savagery of the front lines into your home.”
The Pulitzer Prize and McArthur grant winner claims she is “not brave — just committed.”
Those quotes — and stunning examples of her work — were shown yesterday. The Westport native and Staples High School graduate was named Fox News’ Power Player of the Week.
Wallace listed the places Addario has worked: Afghanistan. Iraq. Libya. Darfur. South Sudan. Somalia.
She goes there, she says, because it is “fundamental to document” what occurs in those war-torn places.
After photographing skeletons and devastated villages, Addario goes home. There, she tries to explain war — and her work — to her 6-year-old son.
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(Hat tip: Neil Brickley)